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Biological control of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini, by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis aculeifer, on lilies: predator-prey interactions at various spatial scales.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Lesna, I. & Sabelis, M. & Conijn, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments in closed jars with lily bulbs at 25°C showed that the predator, Hypoaspis aculeifer, can suppress populations of its prey, Rhizoglyphus r...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and species composition.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the provision of within-field grass habitats for the overwintering of natural enemies of Aphididae were studied in 1987-90 in the UK. D...

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Effects of predation and competition on the population dynamics of Tetranychus pacificus on grapevines.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Hanna, R. & Wilson, L. T. & Zalom, F. G. & Flaherty, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tetranychus pacificus and Eotetranychus willamettei are herbivore pests of grapevines in California. The 2 pests share a common and often effective ph...

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Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bailey, D. & Schmidt-Entling, M. H. & Eberhart, P. & Herrmann, J. D. & Hofer, G. & Kormann, U. & Herzog, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a major threat to biodiversity and can lead to the loss of both species and ecosystem services, but fragmentation effects var...

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Some effects of dimethoate on arthropods in winter wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Vickerman, G. P. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of dimethoate to winter wheat in southern England to control cereal aphids (mainly Sitobion avenae (F.)) caused changes in the numbers...

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The effects on beneficial arthropods of the exclusion of herbicides from cereal crop edges.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Chiverton, P. A. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The arthropod faunas of herbicide-treated (mecoprop, bromoxynil and ioxynil) and untreated headland plots of a spring wheat crop were compared in a re...

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Long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on macroarthropods and enchytraeids.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Persson, T. & Lundkvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on soil macroarthropods and enchytraeids were examined in a Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris...

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Learned predators enhance biological control via organizational upward and trophic top-down cascades.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Authors: Schausberger, P. & Çekin, D. & Litin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Learning is a behavioural change based on memory of previous experiences and a ubiquitous phenomenon in animals. Learning effects are commonly life-st...

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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Modelling the effects of plant species on biocontrol effectiveness in ornamental nursery crops.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Skirvin, D. J. & Williams, M. E. de C. & Fenlon, J. S. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The development of biological control strategies for ornamental crops is challenging due to the high diversity of crops grown and zero tolerance to...

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